OIKOS is a network of people, connected by a passion to see Jesus made known in every neighborhood block. We believe together, in our lifetime, we can see a movement of God where simple churches are started in houses, cafes, work places, clubs, parks, markets, schools – making Jesus accessible to every Aussie and impacting every corner of our nation.

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Video Resources

Up, In, Out: The Jesus Pattern

April 26th, 2018 video, discipleship, mentoring

How to Explain Simple Organic Church in 2 Minutes on a Napkin

November 27th, 2017 video

‘Gathering’ for Encouragement

November 7th, 2017 bible study, simple church, mission

The Kingdom is not only words but power

November 2nd, 2017
It is really beautiful what God is doing all over the world and how the Kingdom is spreading. I have just been with my family in Rio, Brazil. Here we again saw that the Kingdom of God is not only words but is power. We really see how God is teaching …

25 Ways To Be Missional in Your Neighbourhood

October 25th, 2017 discipleship, simple church, sharing faith
I have found that it is often helpful to have practical ideas to start engaging the people around me. Most of the things on this list are normal, everyday things that many people are already doing. The hope is that we would do these things with Gospe…

Is your simple church healthy?

September 9th, 2017 discipleship, church planting, simple church
Establishing a simple church/missional community is the exciting initial step. However, it is important that the missional community is healthy, flourishing, growing deeper, and making more disciples. If it is not healthy It can degenerate into a …

Rethinking Church - Francis Chan

August 21st, 2017
Francis explains the vision behind his new church planting movement in San Francisco, which is still in its experimental stages. Keep in mind this is just a rough cut and the beginning of an ongoing conversation.

7 Ways to Keep Your Missional Community from Multiplying

August 21st, 2017 discipleship, church planting, mentoring
Here are some ways to ensure that your MC never multiplies. If you follow these simple steps, you’ll ensure yourself a long life of hanging out with the same people, studying the same things, and never having to actually live them out or teach them…

What to Do with Kids in Your Missional Community

August 10th, 2017 family, mentoring, youth
Kids are great! But sometimes when it comes to having a bunch of them at all different ages corralled together, things can feel hectic and distracted. One of the most common questions we hear connected to this is, “what do you do with kids in your …

5 MINUTE VIDEO: Starting Organic Church

August 7th, 2017 church planting, simple church
In this video, Keith offers advice about what to do if your spouse isn’t as excited about ekklesia as you are and why you should take some time to understand what the Lord’s vision is for the community.